Haiku for a Season / Haiku per una stagione

By Andrea Zanzotto

Andrea Zanzotto is among the most crucial and acclaimed poets of postwar Italy. This choice of ninety-one pseudo-haiku in English and Italian—written over numerous months in the course of 1984 after which revised slowly over the years—confirms his dedication to experimentation all through his existence. Haiku for a Season represents a multilevel scan for Zanzotto: first, to compose poetry bilingually; and moment, to jot down in a kind international to Western poetry. the quantity strains the lifetime of a girl from formative years to maturity, utilizing the seasons and the various panorama as a replicate to mirror her development and altering attitudes and perceptions. With a lifelong curiosity within the intersections of nature and tradition, Zanzotto monitors right here his ordinary distinctive and amazing feel of the residing international. those never-before-published unique poems in English seem along their Italian versions—not strict translations yet parallel texts that may be learn individually or at the side of the originals. As a chain of interlinked poems, Haiku for a Season finds Zanzotto additionally as a grasp poet of minimalism. Zanzotto’s contemporary dying is a blow to global poetry, and the book of this ebook, the final that he authorized in manuscript, should be an occasion in either the us and in Italy.

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Villalta, Gian Mario. l. a. costanza del vocativo: Lettura della “trilogia” di Andrea Zanzotto; Il Galateo in bosco, Fosfeni, Idioma. Milan: Guerini, 1992. Waterhouse, Peter. Im Genesis: Gelände; Versuch über einige Gedichte von Paul Celan und Andrea Zanzotto. Basel-Weil am Rhein-Wien, 1997. Welle, John P. The Poetry of Andrea Zanzotto: A serious research of Il galateo in bosco. Rome: Bulzoni, 1987. Index of First strains Acida scherzosa tempesta di petali, forty nine Acida spruzzata del tramonto, forty five Acid-funny hurricane of petals, forty eight Acid spray of sundown, forty four Acuto sguardo, se possibile, entro il paesaggio, forty nine After the typhoon the wheat keeled over, sixty six goals and desires faintly felt, 36 one of those azure as in a nightmare, sixty four All is ripeness and extra, eighty by myself the poppy, 60 Altri prati, desideri, emozioni, ninety three a guy acknowledged “Don’t weave mist,” 10 Ancora qui? Anche nelle faglie, nella forra? , seventy nine An inside world-fog generates, eight A scuffle of poppies which jointly ran, seventy eight A subtlest breeze the poppies display, seventy two in the end vanishes, forty two Beati istanti, margherite, fifty one advantages of sleepunthinkable, 88 past violet and crimson gates, eight Black-electric cloud-blanket, forty four Blessed instants, daisies, 50 Borderline of street-lamps, four Careless mini-dreamings blossom, fifty six Cercando una through d’uscita, eleven problem of the firefly, 34 Che brillante apertura di mani, seventy five Chi pedala così lentamente l. a. bici raggiante, sixty seven Come cristalli risucchiati dal loro fascino, fifty nine Come, perché il maggio più cupo, 27 Cupo elettrico manto di nubi, forty five smooth make-up of silk, 30 Delicato belletto di seta, 31 Dipingendo un papavero raccolto, sixty nine Dopo l. a. tempesta il frumento inginocchiato, sixty seven Dov’è il potere della fanciulla streghina? , eighty five Dove giocavano i papaveri, ninety one Dove, piccole deboli truppe, sixty three Downy incertitudes, grey, 30 Drawing a poppy pulled up, sixty eight Erba, allodole e un sole debole, 29 Essere e non essere, 89 Finalmente svanisce, forty three Folla hippy contro los angeles pioggia, fifty nine Forse api di ghiaccio in sottili, 39 culmination or vegetation of sunshine, 24 Frutti o fiori di luce, 25 Furioso fumoso verde di giugno, fifty five livid smoky eco-friendly of June, fifty four Gialla gioia, 17 “Giammai possiamo scomparire,” fifty five Gioia del luglio, fonte di ogni gioia, 87 Grandine, chicchi come neve crudele, 39 Grass, larks and vulnerable solar, 28 grey wind, airborne dirt and dust, 12 Gray-blue, lake, an appeasement in, eighty two Grigio vento, polvere, thirteen Haiku di un’alba inattesa, fifty seven Haiku of an unexpected break of day, fifty six Hail, hailstones like merciless snow, 38 Hippy crowd opposed to the rain, fifty eight “I locate i locate oh I find,” 32 I grew in one thousand, 2 Il cattivo profeta con l’ombrello, forty seven Il lago è, alla superb, solo il lago, eighty three Il ragazzo grandine, congelato ma, forty-one Il ramo accarezza, 7 Il vulcanello di nome luglio, 87 In April-pink, 2 In blu e in grigio, 19 In misty afternoon depths, 22 In reticent spring skies, 6 perception, if attainable, into panorama, forty eight it really is positive to just accept all demanding situations, 36 pleasure of July, resource of all joys, 86 Lago, grigio-blu, una pienezza nel, eighty three Lanuginose incertezze, grigie, 31 l. a. sorella segretaforsedella fanciulla, seventy five final poppies, thinly haemorrhagic, seventy six much less and no more do little hopes burn, forty six Like glass sucked by means of its glamour, fifty eight L’occhiata mansueta, il sentiero senza, fifty one Lost-shy petals on panes, 20 Mai mancante neve di metà maggio, 23 Maturità dei venti che, eighty one probably bees of ice in refined, 38 Merry topsails of wrecked, 70 Mete e desideri appena sentiti, 37 Mini-volcanoes, poppies down right here up there, 70 Mondi paralleli, radici, 21 Nei reticenti cieli di primavera, 7 Nel compleanno del maggio, 33 Nella profondità nebbiosa del pomeriggio, 23 Nel rosa-aprile, three Neve-grandine cieli scuri rimescola, forty three Never-lacking snow of half-May, 22 “Nevermore do we disappear,” fifty four Neve truffaldina di maggio, 15 No being of glory, sister of darkness, eighty four No insanity yet sweetness in a distance, 34 “No extra may possibly” they are saying, 18 Non essere della gloria, sorella della cupezza, eighty five Non follia ma dolcezza in lontananza, 35 Oblioso rosso dimenticato, sixty one Oblivious purple forgotten, 60 at the birthday of might, 32 Onde di nebbia e certezza, 25 different meadows, needs, feeling, ninety two Papaveri, buoni compagni, seventy three Papaveri, non gocce di sangue innocente, sixty three Papavero, profumo assente, profumo mentale?

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